Category Archives for Garage
My father’s day present arrived – thanks wifey!
Less than a mile into taking my son to his soccer practice and my nose starts twitching. Something doesn’t smell right. Even with all the different sensations that a car like this provides, it’s amazing how in tune you become … Continue reading
My local town has ‘car cruise ins/car shows’ most nights during the summer. Each evening is a set location – typically I’m not home in time to go to them, but the Independence Day holiday being on a Tuesday this … Continue reading
One of the things I love about Factory Five cars is their owners – a real community. After posting my predicament on a forum I had two offers of parts! I paid for the shipping but ‘Roadwrench’ supplied me all … Continue reading
Well, it turned out to not be a stone and the worst case – bearings. The outer bearing had completely disintegrated. I was lucky – the spindle had got so hot that the bearing had welded itself to the spindle. … Continue reading
The day started out fantastic – an early start (sorry neighbours) and a 90 minute drive north to Albany, NY. Watching the sun come up over the Taconic was incredible if a little chilly. Got to Albany and met up … Continue reading
The highlight of the year has often been a day trip to Wareham, Mass. for the Factory Five Open House. A pilgrimage for many a car – this year was to be my first with the Cobra. Preparations involved getting … Continue reading
A local car show at the Dutchess County Airport, so I decided to head over. Weather said 20% chance of rain – weather map looked OK – so I decided to risk it. I would never have imagined how so … Continue reading
Putting the lift to good use. Well, the manual did say to raise the mower to the highest setting!